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Mario Benedetti

1920 - 2009

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Mario Benedetti Farrugia (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmaɾjo βeneˈðeti] ; 14 September 1920 – 17 May 2009), was a Uruguayan journalist, novelist, and poet and an integral member of the Generación del 45. Despite publishing more than 80 books and being published in twenty languages, he was not well known in the English-speaking world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mario Benedetti has received more than 470,665 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Mario Benedetti is the 1,265th most popular writer (down from 1,251st in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Uruguay (down from 14th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Uruguayan Writer.

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  • 470k

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  • 59.02

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  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Mario Benedetti ranks 1,265 out of 5,755Before him are Lu Yu, Aleksandr Kuprin, P. G. Wodehouse, Mahadevi Varma, Charles Péguy, and Rasul Gamzatov. After him are Michel Butor, Winifred Wagner, Juliusz Słowacki, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Albert Barillé, and Maurus Servius Honoratus.

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Among people born in 1920, Mario Benedetti ranks 74Before him are Robert Whittaker, Tom of Finland, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, Dorothea Binz, Setsuko Hara, and Mario Beccaria. After him are Albert Barillé, José López Portillo y Pacheco, Maurice Bucaille, Constanze Manziarly, Takashi Kano, and Nobuyuki Kato. Among people deceased in 2009, Mario Benedetti ranks 45Before him are Sergey Mikhalkov, Gaafar Nimeiry, Natasha Richardson, Toni Sailer, Pavel Popovich, and Patrick McGoohan. After him are Albert Barillé, Amin al-Hafiz, Velupillai Prabhakaran, Ernst Barkmann, Edward T. Hall, and Hussein-Ali Montazeri.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Mario Benedetti ranks 15 out of 370Before him are Juan Alberto Schiaffino (1925), José Leandro Andrade (1901), Héctor Castro (1904), Luis Suárez (1987), Pedro Cea (1900), and José Gervasio Artigas (1764). After him are Enrique Ballestrero (1905), Obdulio Varela (1917), Diego Forlán (1979), José Santamaría (1929), Jules Laforgue (1860), and Edinson Cavani (1987).

Among WRITERS In Uruguay

Among writers born in Uruguay, Mario Benedetti ranks 3Before him are Comte de Lautréamont (1846) and Eduardo Galeano (1940). After him are Jules Laforgue (1860), Horacio Quiroga (1878), Juan Carlos Onetti (1909), Jules Supervielle (1884), Delmira Agustini (1886), Cristina Peri Rossi (1941), Juana de Ibarbourou (1892), Ida Vitale (1923), and José Enrique Rodó (1871).